American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Slang A dilapidated or cheap car.
- n. Alternative form of tin Lizzie.
- After Tin Lizzie, nickname for the Ford Model T automobile, perhaps from Lizzie, name commonly given to horses, nickname for Elizabeth. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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Names that appear in common phrases/clichÃ¨s. (Also see sionnach's list, tom, dick and harry.)
A decade-by-decade guide to the vanishing vocabulary of the 20th century. From Rosemarie Ostler's book of the same name.
idea lifted from a talkboard thread that'll probably be gone by the time you read this. Does jack-knife count? Guy-rope oughtn't.
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